On the River
Follow the mighty Murray River from the mountains to the sea on an epic journey with Roland Harvey and his pelican friend, in this glorious picture book full of humorous, intricate illustrations and fascinating information.
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||Rivers, Pelicans, Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Description of this Book
Roland Harvey and his new pelican friend are off on an adventure to walk, fish, canoe, raft, windsurf, sail, paddle-steam, houseboat and even fly their way along the Murray River, from its smallest beginnings in the high country to where it meets the sea...Together they discover the story of the river: its secrets, history, ecology, people and animals. And you're invited, too!..A delight for all ages from the creator of the bestselling At the Beach series.
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Long-listed for CBCA Picture Book of the Year 2017 (Australia)
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Roland Harvey is one of Australia's best-loved illustrators. In 1978, he established Roland Harvey Studios and began designing and producing greeting cards, posters and stationery with a distinctly Australian flavour. Ventures into publishing quickly followed. Some of his best-loved books include My Place in Space (with Joe Levine, Sally Hirst & Robin Hirst), Burke and Wills, The First Fleet, Sick As (with Gael Jennings) and Roland Harvey's Big Book of Christmas. His recent books include The Wombats Go on Camp and The Wombats at the Zoo and, of course, his bestselling family holiday adventure series - At the Beach (including a jigsaw edition), In the Bush, In the City, To the Top End, All the Way to W.A. and On the Farm. Roland's brilliant illustrations also feature in Horse Crazy! The Complete Adventures of Bonnie and Sam, in collaboration with Alison Lester.